SCOTUS ruling on Social Security disability could have broad effects
The case hinges on how strict an agency's standards for appealing administrative law judge decisions can be.
By Allison Bell|April 26, 2021 at 11:15 AM|The original version of this story was published on ThinkAdvisor
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People seeking Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits have won a Supreme Court ruling that could affect a wide range of cases that involve federal agencies’ use of administrative law judges.
The court ruled 9-0 Thursday, in Carr et al. v. Saul (Case Number 19-1442), that the claimants did not have to attack the constitutionality of the Social Security Administration administrative law judge system when they first filed their cases to have the right to base appeals based on that issue today.
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